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that means it will probably be optimized for the Sandybridge/Ivybridge MicroArc. Good news.biggrin.gif

I have no idea how you got that conclusion.
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Great. It's MS with a new version of Windoz that will once again "Revolutionize PC gaming"

MS should do us a favour: Remove all the bloat, and make it command-line and there you go.

EDIT: Oh wait, that's DOS -__-
Ahhh DOS....That reminds me when I had a 150 meg harddrive and I had to clear room for the 80meg that the original warcraft took up...OHHH the memories.
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Would be cool if they had a "gamer mode" that booted with nothing but the services required to run games and connect to the internet.

That said, this will probably end up being GFW integration.
    
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post #14 of 74
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Source.

If this is true, that means it will probably be optimized for the Sandybridge/Ivybridge MicroArc. Good news.
Actually what they mean is they are going to be implementing live, and pushing GFWL
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Sounds fishy. Windows 7 was supposed to be revolutionary. All Windows 8 seems to be bringing is GFWL and more Cloud services. Neither of which I like or will even tolerate. As long as I can turn those features off, I'm good.

And about the Sandy/Ivy Bridge "optimization", you are a sad little fanboy. Did your brain completely skip over the entire line of AMD's Deneb, Thuban and soon-to-be Bulldozer chips. Nothing wrong with them.
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Source.

If this is true, that means it will probably be optimized for the Sandybridge/Ivybridge MicroArc. Good news.
I briefly saw your avatar, and my mind I guess figured it was me posting, and my first thought was, "I didn't post this...." then I saw your name haha.

OT: I've been very curious as to what new things does Windows 8 bring to the table. One thing I am hoping for is to finally remove all the backwards compatibility stuff.

I've also been wondering what ever happened to Midori?
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Windows 8 Home
Windows 8 Professional
Windows 8 Ultimate
Windows 8 Gamer


Sounds about right.
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+1 Its amazing, brings so many useful features to the table and isn't intrusive at all. I love signing into multiple systems before I play my games, like GTA IV I can sign into Steam, Windows live, and Rockstar Social Club. Who doesn't enjoy doing that?
I also love getting kicked off of GFW games when my brother signs into my Xbox. Worst idea evar.
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I have no idea how you got that conclusion.
I think he is talking about AVX instruction.
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